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of change that i voted for. >> we have felt like a piÑata. maybe you don't feel like you're whacking us with a stick, but we certainly feel like we've been whacked with a stick. >> i was really inspired by you and your campaign and the message you brought and that inspiration is dying away. it feels like the american dream is not attainable. >> as the president and his party battle the political headwinds, republicans tried to shake off the bush years. this week, the gop house hierarchy unveiled a pledge to america, a glossy 21-page manifesto of what the public agenda would look like if republicans returned to the helm. in politics where perception can mold reality, democrats are flooding the zone with private pollings showing dozens of difficult races still within their reach. it is not over yet. >>> today, 37 days to the election. >> many of these races are going to get a lot closer and it's going to be a late night. >> we are joined by the senate's number two democrat, dick durbin, and one of the senate's two independents, joe lieberman. then -- >> we will return to the principles th
. joining me from chicago, the majority whip in the u.s. senate, senator dick durbin. thank you so much for joining us, senator, from the beautiful city of chicago i should add. >> it's great to be with you, candy. thank you. >> the man that you see now out talking at these town hall meetings and to these crowds is, that the same person you saw connecting with voters during the campaign? >> well, it is. with the same talents and the same values and the same determination. you know, there were dark days in that presidential campaign. i remember them. i was with then-senator barack obama. and this man has a determination and an energy that comes into play if those moments. and you're seeing it now. candy, one of the key polls that we watch is the generic congressional race. do you prefer a democratic congress or a republican congress? in an offyear election it should be pretty strong on the republican side. but did you notice what happened in the gallup poll in the first 19 days of september? when the president was out working hard as our candidates are working hard, the republicans enjoy
exceptional. for example americans believe in the free enterprise system. they understand that it makes us the most prosperous people in human history. they don't want to walk away from it. so i think the widespread sentiment is that we don't want to change america. we want to fix the things that are wrong in america. the tea party movement is an expression of that sentiment. >> schieffer: all right. well what is it? you have said over and over you're coming here to challenge republicans and democrats. what in your view have the republicans done wrong? >> remember the republicans had a majority in washington for the better part of 10 to 12 years. they didn't fulfill some of the promises they had made in '94 when they were elected things like a balance bunk it amendment. things like banning earmarks like term limits. these are fundamental things among others that people are looking for from washington. if you say you're going to do that and you get elected then do it. there's got to be some level of accountability. unfortunately politics today are full of people that think they can say or d
guest is dr. gerard gioia, thank you very much for being with us. guest: you are very welcome. host: we will continue our conversations tomorrow morning as we do every day at 7:00 a.m. eastern time for our viewers in listeners on the east coast. taking a look at suburban voters in the upcoming elections, danielle pletka. we will speak to david armor about northern virginians schools. enjoy the rest of your weekend, i hope that you have a great week. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] ♪ . >> this week on wednesday, senate republicans unanimously elected him vice care of their conference following alaska senator's resignation from that post. also the senate republican's point person on health care. >> thank you. >> samuel is the new managing editor for congress. and national politics reporter for politico. we're going to start with you. >> congratulations on your leadership position. >> thank you. and let's get right to the question of the mid-terms and the expectations that republicans seem to have that this
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